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Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 16 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

Betsy
- 6 days ago - aip.org
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
Our Life With the Neanderthals Was No Brief Affair
Science & Tech  (tags: neanderthals, humans, research, science, world, discovery )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - news.msn.com
The most accurate timeline yet for the demise of our closest relatives, published on Wednesday, shows Neanderthals overlapped with present-day humans in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years before disappearing about 40,000 years ago.
A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit - Via
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Citric Acid, Food Industry, Industrial Farming, Black Mold, Big Ag, US, China, GMO corn, Health risks )

Victoria
- 10 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Nearly all citric acid (used as a preservative) is made in an industrial factory using black mold (Aspergillus niger) fermentation with GMO corn and is produced by some Big Ag food producers in the US and China. The mold feeds on GMO corn syrup glucose.
The Mounting Google Glass Rebellion
Science & Tech  (tags: Google glass, NewTechnology, interesting, society, humans )

Cal
- 13 days ago - theweek.com
In an age of constant connectivity, it's heartening to see techies taking time to unplug
5 Totally Unexpected Archaeological Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: archarchaeology, fossil, discovery, oak trees, history, research )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
A mural,a king, a fossil and more...followed by Iceland's volcano.
Please Sign US Petition - Texas Label GMOs - Via Move On Petitions
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, US, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Industry, Health risks, Eco-system, Sustainablity, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 30 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Demand legislation to require the labelling of all foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients and of all seeds that have been produced through genetic engineering, otherwise referred to as "GMO foods" or "GMOs". US action only.
Life Discovered In Antarctic Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, biology, Antarctica, Lake Whillans, Lake Vostok, microbes )

Lynn
- 28 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Tiny organisms dwell on the ice and live inside glaciers, ... a rich microbial ecosystem persists underneath the thick ice sheet, where no sunlight has been felt for millions of years.
If Half of All Species Go Extinct, Will One of Them Be Us?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, mass extinction, research, animals, environment, humans, habitat, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - nautil.us
How many animal species do you think go extinct every year? Last week I conducted a highly unscientific polling of around 20 of my Facebook and Google Chat contacts, asking that same question.
Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, startups )

David
- 24 days ago - popsci.com
Cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels a fast-moving industry. When his students' return from military reserve duty, "new ideas come," enriching research programs.
Meteorite Leaves Crater in Nicaraguan Capital Managua, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: meteorite, asteroid 2014, tracking space objects, VIDEO, collision )

Beatrice
- 11 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A meteorite landed "like a bomb" just missing Nicaragua's main airport and raising concerns over scientists' ability to track space objects on potential collision courses with Earth.
Global Warming Slowdown 'Could Last Another Decade'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, environment, global warming, temperatures, IPCC, CO2 )

Ray
- 28 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures could last for another 10 years, according to new research.
Birds Lost Their Sweet Tooth, Hummingbirds Got Theirs Back
Science & Tech  (tags: hummingbirds, nectar, animals, discovery, environment, research, scientists )

Lone
- 26 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
Hummingbirds feed largely on nectar, the sweet liquid that flowers produce. They love the stuff and the sweeter the better; they'll actually reject flowers whose nectar isn't sweet enough.
5 Israeli Start-Ups Quietly Changing the World
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, Israeli technology, research, start ups, innovations, science, venture capital )

Beatrice
- 12 days ago - palmbeachpost.com
You may think of Silicon Valley as the start-up capital of the world but if you look at it acre-for-acre, person-for-person, no place is innovating more than Israel. This small strip of land on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea attracts
FIRST ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLAR FLIGHT
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, performance, research, scientists, safety, concept, design, energy, environment )

Ruth
- 11 days ago - solarimpulse.com
"The Around-the-World Mission Flights will take place over 5 months from the beginning of March to the end of July 2015. A host city is currently being identified in the Gulf, which will serve as the departing and landing destination."GOOD THOUGHTS &PRAY
 

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